Louisa Michelle "Luci" Christian, born March 18, 1973 in Hamilton, Texas, is the English voice actor of Yukari in the Azumanga Daioh anime. She is an ADR script writer at Funimation/OkraTron 5000 and ADV Films/Seraphim Digital and is known for her anime and video game voices. She frequently plays hyper or energetic teenage girls, but has a wide voice range. She also works for Sentai Filmworks. Her parents were high school teachers, and while she has been interested in theatre since high school, she originally considered becoming a journalist. She got her Bachelor's degree in Theatre from Angelo State University and her Master of Fine Arts in Theatre at Louisiana State University. Christian's involvement in anime started in Houston with ADV films, getting parts in Those Who Hunt Elves and thereafter Neo Ranga. She later starred as Kaname Chidori in Full Metal Panic!, Super Gals! and Prétear. Since then she has been connected to Funimation, appearing in Fullmetal Alchemist, as Tenma Tsukamoto in School Rumble and Asuna Kagurazaka in Negima!. The American Anime Awards nominated her for Best Actress for her work in Princess Tutu, where she voiced the main character, and Best Actress in a Comedy for her work in Desert Punk, Negima! and Nerima Daikon Brothers in 2007. Nowadays, she is best-known as the new Funimation voice actor of Nami from One Piece and also voiced Nagisa Furukawa in Clannad. Other roles of hers include D.N.Angel, Kaleido Star, Air Gear, Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE, Ouran High School Host Club, xxxHolic, D.Gray-man, Sgt. Frog, Hetalia: Axis Powers, Soul Eater, Detective Conan, Black Butler, Fairy Tail and Highschool of the Dead. She has also appeared on-camera in commercial and film work and has been involved in television, radio, industrial and e-learning. She is married to Michael Bell and has two children. Christian is 156 cm tall.